Physical estimation and attraction scales: rationale and research.

  title={Physical estimation and attraction scales: rationale and research.},
  author={R J Sonstroem},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports},
  volume={10 2},
Rationale, development, and validation studies for the Physical Estimation and Attraction Scales (PEAS) are dicussed. A psychological model for physical activity participation is advanced which utilizes Estimation (self-perceptions of physical ability) and Attraction (measured interest in physical activity) as mediating variables in physical ability, physical activity participation, self-esteem relationships. Tests of the model have inferred physical ability from performance at motor fitness… CONTINUE READING

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